<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:35:30 -0700 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:35:30 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tired of 3-Piece Suit? Enter the "Suitsy"]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:58:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/202*120/2014-09-29_12-27-28.jpg
Rapper Snoop Dogg says he'll do a concert in Alaska if voters in November approve an initiative legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

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<![CDATA[Deer Swims in SoCal Pool]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:57:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/09_28_14__deer-encino-pool.jpg
A 5-year-old California boy was found with cocaine in his system during an investigation that led to the arrest of his parents in Ventura County. Authorities said the investigation began when the Ventura County...

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<![CDATA[Guests Sneak Into Hotel, Bathe, And Leave]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:38:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Shower-head-generic-7308089.jpg
A Half Moon Bay man was arrested on charges of domestic violence Tuesday after he was allegedly seen slamming a woman's head into a windshield while two young children were inside the vehicle, according to...

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<![CDATA[Flea Infestation Shuts Down Hayward School]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:30:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0922-2014-RuusElem.jpg
Conspiracy theorists have long questioned whether the moon landing, a defining moment in American history, really happened, but a Silicon Valley company says it can prove the moon landing was no hoax.

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<![CDATA[70-Pound Turtle Found Wandering Near SoCal Country Club]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:38:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/140921-la-canada-turtle.jpg
Smiling from ear-to-ear, a U.S. military sergeant was reunited with his four-legged best friend Friday: a contract dog that served side-by-side with him in Afghanistan. With a whistle, clap and...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Sits in Redwood City Oak Tree]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:21:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RWC+TREE+SITTER+RAW+ROJAS+1515+PDT+-+23423605.jpg
Grumpy Cat will be voiced by Aubrey Plaza in her upcoming Lifetime TV movie, "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever," E! news can confirm.

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<![CDATA[Cop Car Slams Into Dunkin' Donuts]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:48:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/cop+car+into+dunkin+donuts+berlin.jpg
Police are looking for the operators of two drones that flew dangerously close to planes preparing to land at LaGuardia Airport in July, according to a published report. Pilots spotted the drones above downtown...

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<![CDATA[Professor: Mushroom Material Could Replace Plastics]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:52:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/9634f97b21924142b454ab52b9e54809.JPG.jpg
The home of 49er defensive end Ray McDonald was burglarized over the weekend, a police source told NBC Bay Area on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Deputies Rescue Two Pigs in Santa Clarita]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:23:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/217*120/pigs4.JPG
You wouldn't think that pig wrangler would be in a cop's job description.]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen Jaguar Found 46 Years Later]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:49:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/jaguar+xke+stolen+ivan+schneider.jpg
Facing competition from other states, and plummeting revenues, Atlantic City sees another casino close. What must it do to turn itself around?

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<![CDATA[Poodle Chases Bear Out of Home]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:17:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nc-poodle-bear.jpg
09/17/14: Casper may be just seven pounds, but on Sunday he helped protect his family from something much bigger. Pamela Osborne from NBC station WPXI reports.]]>
<![CDATA[NY Dog Turns Up in Florida]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:36:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nika+dog+missing+found.jpg
More than two years after a New York man's dog disappeared from its home, it mysteriously turned up in Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Snake Hurt in Pedi Cab DUI: SDPD]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:40:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Ball-Python-Injured-in-DUI-.jpg
News4's Mark Segraves spoke to Carl Hiott, the Park Police Officer who helped stop Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis one year ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Surge Is Back! Coca-Cola Revives Popular '90s Soft Drink After Fan Campaign]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:56:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/surge+soda.jpg
Surge, the popular citrus flavored soft drink, has returned, The Coca-Cola Company announced Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:13:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/455429326.jpg
A Brooklyn mother woke to find her three-and-a-half year old son covered in what is believed to be rat bites, is on a mission to relocate. Living near a rat-infested subway, the mother believes her son was...

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<![CDATA[Mysterious Bright Light Over Bay Area Skies Possible Meteor]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:53:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/light-th.jpg
The Great Dane from Michigan that held the title of world's tallest dog has died at age 5.

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<![CDATA[Giant Panda Gets Dental Work: Raw Video]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:12:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/6PW_VO_PANDA_DENTIST_KNSD4S09_1200x675_327733827567.jpg
San Diego Zookeepers put one of their giant panda's under anesthetic to fix a chip in her tooth. The zoo provided this video.]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Cruz Man Has "Longest Tongue in Recorded History"]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:40:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Nick-Stoeberl-Longest-Tongue-2.jpg
Officers from California's Department of Fish and Wildlife have killed a mountain lion near the Cupertino hiking trail where a 6-year-old boy was attacked by a big cat on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Giant Panda Chips Tooth, Heads to Dentist]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:00:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PandaDental_001_Web_1.jpg
A group of students from a San Diego school experienced a magnificent sight at sea Monday when a pod of dolphins joined them during a training swim at La Jolla Cove.

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<![CDATA[Missing San Jose Tortoise Returns Home]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:22:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/napo.JPG
The search is one for a tortoise who escaped from the backyard of a home on North 4th Street in San Jose Sunday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeremy Lin Pranks Visitors to Madame Tussauds in San Francisco]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:42:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jeremylin2.jpg
The writer, producer and actor sank his hands and feet into cement in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Sleepy Burglar Busted While Taking Nap in Home]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:37:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/091014+dion+davis+sleeping+burglar.jpg
A sleepy burglar who broke into a Sarasota-area home was busted after he was caught napping on a bed inside, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Pescadero: 7-Foot Python Found Under Parked Car]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:54:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pescadero-boa.jpg
Fairfield family gets early morning wakeup call by a mountain lion in a tree.

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<![CDATA[Man Catches Massive Shrimp]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:07:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giantmantisshrimp.jpg
Reports of a pair of deer hanging out on the Golden Gate Bridge Friday evening sent Twitter abuzz in the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[36 Pound Cat Loses Weight]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:09:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/file-little-dude-obese-cat-wags.jpg
When a bracelet commemorating an FDNY firefighter killed on Sept. 11 washed up on a local beach, the woman who stumbled upon it had no idea it belonged to a family who turned out to be closer than she could have...

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<![CDATA[Box of Clocks Prompts Shutdown]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:50:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bomb+threat+evacuation+hall+of+justice+la.jpg
A suspicious ticking box that prompted the shutdown of an LA County building across the street from the Hall of Justice Friday was discovered to be a box of clocks and other presents for]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Rescue Buck Stuck in Metal Netting]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:29:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/deer-rescue-blue-background-hd---01000209.jpg
A group of deaf students, including students at Fremont's California School for the Deaf, have put together a viral music video.
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<![CDATA[Wildest Food Crazes: Taco Bell's Biscuit Taco]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:51:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/biscuit-taco-bell.jpg
Cronuts, cupcakes and frozen s'mores are just some of the recent food trends that have swept the culinary world.

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<![CDATA[Typos in "Rainbow" Sidewalk Honoring LGBT Heroes]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:00:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wilde-inset-typo-rainbow-walk-5.jpg
LGBT history will come to life in San Francisco on Tuesday when a walk of fame is installed in the city's Castro District.
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<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: "Aggressive” Lizard in SoCal]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:45:37 -0700 Read more here.]]> Read more here.]]> http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/140915-huntington-park-lizard.jpg
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

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<![CDATA[Bouncing Tire Slams Though Car Windshield, Roof]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:24:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/police+car+tire+110+10+freeway.jpg
Lanes were closed on a freeway near downtown Los Angeles Wednesday morning as authorities investigated a report of an object that slammed through the front of a school police officer's car.

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<![CDATA[27 Large Marijuana Plants Found Near Walmart ]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:02:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/marijuana+plants.jpg
Singer Chris Brown will serve no jail time after entering a guilty plea to resolve an assault case.

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